Skip to Main Content

Mariana Atencio

2020 Speaker

MARIANA ATENCIO is a Peabody award–winning journalist, author and speaker, included in AdWeek’s “Young Influentials”, as well as the co-founder of “GoLike”, a multimedia production company. Mariana’s TEDx Talk on authenticity, “What Makes You Special?”, has been seen 14M times and translated into 13 languages. Her first book, Perfectly You, was an Amazon Best Seller and selected as an Audible Editor’s Pick and AppleBooks “Must Listen.” Her work has also been honored with a Gracie, an IRE award, Columbia University’s “First Decade Award” and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Presidential Award. She has keynoted at the United Nations ‘Girl Up’ Summit; the LinkedIn annual conference alongside speakers like Michelle Obama, as well as Spotify, Bacardi and Citi Private Bank’s flagship event. This fall, Mariana is featured on the award winning HBO series “Habla Now highlighting the Latinos defining the decade in the United States. As a Venezuelan immigrant and newly minted American citizen, she’s partnered with Voto Latino and the American Latino Museum to empower her community through storytelling and representation. @marianaatencio Connect with Mariana on Instagram: